Full Faith and Credit: The Great S & L Debacle and Other Washington Sagas (Google eBook)

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Beard Books, Jan 1, 2000 - Business & Economics - 300 pages
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Contents

Luck Is Where Opportunity Meets Preparation
3
Seeds of the SL Disaster
17
Trying to Escape from the Beltway
45
Return to Washington A Room with a View
63
In the BeginningThe Chairman Discovers His Fate
80
Congressional Relations The President Proposes and the Congress Disposes
107
Turf Wars No Peace at Any Price
117
Texas The Bigger They Are
138
New England Were Not Texans
160
The SL Debacle
175
The Resolution Trust Corporation The Worlds Largest Fire Sale
198
Trying to Get Money Back from Keating Milken Neil Bush and Thousands of Others
228
Dealing With and Being Dealt With By the Bush White House
247
With All That Experience What Have You Learned?
270
Index
287
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Seidman is former head of the FDIC in the Reagan and Bush administrations, and he has been a chief commentator on CNBC since November 1991. He is also on the speaking circuit, and is a consultant to the Nippon Credit Bank, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Ernst & Young, and Freddie Mac, among others.

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